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Shopify vs Gumroad: What are the differences?

What is Shopify? Quickly and easily create a beautiful online store with Shopify. Shopify powers tens of thousands of online retailers including General Electric, Amnesty International, CrossFit, Tesla Motors, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Foo Fighters, GitHub, and more. Our platform allows users to easily and quickly create their own online store without all the technical work involved in developing their own website, or the huge expense of having someone else build it. Shopify lets merchants manage all aspects of their shops: uploading products, changing the design, accepting credit card orders, and viewing their incoming orders and completed transactions.

What is Gumroad? An all-in-one eCommerce solution for tens of thousands of creative folks. Sell music, comics, software, books, and films directly to your audience. Super-simple e-commerce and audience-building software for creators.

Shopify and Gumroad can be primarily classified as "Ecommerce" tools.

Some of the features offered by Shopify are:

  • Choose from 100+ professional themes
  • Customize the look of your online store
  • Start accepting orders in minutes

On the other hand, Gumroad provides the following key features:

  • Have a home on the web
  • Build your audience with Gumroad
  • Start selling your digital products in seconds
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What is Gumroad?

Sell music, comics, software, books, and films directly to your audience. Super-simple e-commerce and audience-building software for creators

What is Shopify?

Shopify powers tens of thousands of online retailers including General Electric, Amnesty International, CrossFit, Tesla Motors, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Foo Fighters, GitHub, and more. Our platform allows users to easily and quickly create their own online store without all the technical work involved in developing their own website, or the huge expense of having someone else build it. Shopify lets merchants manage all aspects of their shops: uploading products, changing the design, accepting credit card orders, and viewing their incoming orders and completed transactions.
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        What are some alternatives to Gumroad and Shopify?
        Stripe
        Stripe makes it easy for developers to accept credit cards on the web.
        WooCommerce
        WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin. And it's available for free. Packed full of features, perfectly integrated into your self-hosted WordPress website.
        PayPal
        PayPal is an online payments and money transfer service that allows you to send money via email, phone, text message or Skype. They offer products to both individuals and businesses alike, including online vendors, auction sites and corporate users. PayPal connects effortlessly to bank accounts and credit cards. PayPal Mobile is one of PayPal’s newest products. It allows you to send payments by text message or by using PayPal’s mobile browser.
        SendOwl
        It is an online platform where you can easily and inexpensively create a storefront and start selling digital products and services. It enables a rapid launch process, making it as close to “one click” as you can get.
        Paddle
        A platform that takes makes it incredibly simple to sell apps, games and other digital products.  We think that creators should be allowed to focus on building awesome products, so we handle all of the boring things like payments, analytics, customer support and VAT so that they can do just that. Using Paddle's software development kits, developers can easily set up trial versions, licensing mechanisms, in-app purchases and even track performance & usage with Paddle’s in-app analytics technology -- all under a single dashboard.
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